Wainwright, John Kelly, Jr., 1LT

Fallen
 
 Photo In Uniform   Service Details
25 kb
View Time Line
Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1951-1951, 1542, HHC, 2nd Battalion, 32nd Infantry
Service Years
1943 - 1951

Infantry

First Lieutenant



Two Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 

26 kb

Home State
Louisiana
Louisiana
Year of Birth
1923
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by SFC Anthony E. Santa Maria, IV to remember Wainwright, John Kelly, Jr., 1LT.

If you knew or served with this Soldier and have additional information or photos to support this Page, please leave a message for the Page Administrator(s) HERE.
 
Casualty Info
Home Town
Amite
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Feb 27, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, South
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Tangipahoa Cemetery - Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Honorably Discharged WW II


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Korean War FallenThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1995, Korean War Fallen11
  2005, The National Gold Star Family Registry

 Photo Album   (More...



WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Central Europe Campaign (1945)
Start Year
1945
End Year
1945

Description
(Central Europe Campaign 22 March to 11 May 1945) Following the Battle of the Bulge the Allies had pushed through to the Rhine. On 22 March 1945 they began their assault across the river, and by I April the Ruhr was encircled. Armored columns raced across Germany and into Austria and Czechoslovakia. On 25 April, the day American and Russian forces met on the Elbe, strategic bombing operations came to an end. Germany surrendered on 7 May 1945 and operations officially came to an end the following day, although sporadic actions continued on the European front until 11 May.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1945
To Year
1945
 
Last Updated:
Dec 29, 2018
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

A Battery, 559th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion

HHC, 899th Tank Battalion

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  684 Also There at This Battle:
  • Allworth, Edward A., 2LT, (1941-1945)
  • Angileri, Joseph, T/Sgt, (1942-1946)
  • Beck, Carl, M/Sgt, (1942-1963)
  • Belan, Elmer, T/5, (1943-1948)
  • Black, Eric Major, 1LT, (1941-1945)
  • Blalock, Dennis Ferrell, COL, (1941-1970)
  • Bolio, Robert, Cpl, (1943-1945)
  • Bolling, Alexander Russell, MG, (1939-1973)
  • Burford, Chris
  • Burns, Wilbur, Cpl, (1944-1945)
Copyright Togetherweserved.com Inc 2003-2011